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The Sheffield College

Privacy and Cookies

Cookie & Privacy Policy

 

Cookie and Privacy Policy for The Sheffield College and domains ending with sheffcol.ac.uk

The Sheffield College Web Site and Domains ending with sheffcol.ac.uk

 

1. Privacy and Data-Monitoring Policy

The Sheffield College will respect your privacy at all times. The Sheffield College will not sell or make available in any way your personal information except where you have specifically asked us to. The Sheffield College is registered under the Data Protection Act and therefore treats your personal data accordingly.

When users of our site send us personal information, such as
their email address, the college undertakes:

  • Never to sell your details to anyone.
  • Not to give your details to any third party without your express agreement.
  • Only to use your details in relation to:
  • Your specific enquiry or request.
  • The project, course, or initiative for which you have submitted details to us.
  • Shaping and improving the services we offer.

We monitor and record, extensively, connections to and from college servers. We do this for security, statistical, and performance-measurement purposes, and in order to detect and
prevent abuse. The monitoring data we collect includes browser type, domain names, traffic volumes, temporal data, IP information, and data posted from web-forms on our site.

We use “cookies” on most of sites to improve the quality of the service we offer, especially to enable users with visual impairment to alter the appearance of our site to suit their needs.

In case of difficulty, contact

The College’s Data Controller,
The Sheffield College,
Granville Road,
Sheffield
S2 2YY,
UK.

Email: privacy@sheffcol.ac.uk

 

2. How to control and delete cookies

The Sheffield College will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need
to refer to your handset manual.

The Sheffield College use a number of suppliers who also set cookies on both the sheffcol.ac.uk domain websites on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see sections 4 and 5 below.

 

3. List of the main cookies

This is a list of the main cookies set by The Sheffield College websites, and what each is used for.

Cookie Name Purpose
CFID & CFTOKEN These cookies are used by The Sheffield College to identify you as a user between page loads. This allows The Sheffield College to remember certain settings, like which part of the website you were using before you were asked to sign in or register.
JSESSIONID This cookie provides extra security with your Sheffield College account.
If you view a College page using HTTPS, this cookie will be passed over that encrypted connection.
As such this cookie provides the most security when identifying you as a user.

 

4. Third Party Cookies

The Sheffield College uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on our websites on its behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing.
If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.

Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics The Sheffield College users Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of our web sites and compile reports for us on activity on our sites.Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the News App, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.How to reject or delete this cookiehttp://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

 

5. Cookies set by Third Party sites

To support our web sites and services, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. The Sheffield College does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

 

Need More Information?

Contact

The College’s Data Controller,
The Sheffield College,
Granville Road,
Sheffield
S2 2YY,

UK.

Email: privacy@sheffcol.ac.uk